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Money Smart Week in Chicago | Money Smart Reads at Your Local Library

Money Smart Week begins April 22-29 and COUNTRY Financial and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago are sponsoring several activities throughout Chicagoland.

Smart Week

Started in 2002 with only 40 programs, Money Smart Week is the most informative financial education program in the country. It was initial established to help Chicago families and residents to better understand their finances. Currently the program has grown substantially and is nationally recognized. 

Dollar Tree Shopping Hacks | Coupons to Save More + 7 More Tips

This post originally appeared on the Dealspotr blog. Dealspotr is the most accurate coupon site that pays you to save. I’m @JanelleABreak4Mommy on Dealspotr, use my link to join today and earn 5,000 bonus points. If something costs one dollar – that’s a good deal, right? Well sometimes, it’s not the best deal you can

Hollar | Discount Shopping, Save Big, Name Brand Items For as Low as $1

Hollar is my new favorite shop to get great items for birthday gifts, small household accessories, and so much. Don’t bust your budget with shopping this year. Shop Hollar for the ultimate deals on cool gifts — all starting at $2. Spring is the best time to get organized. It is time to pack away

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Build Your Savings By Earning Extra Money Online

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A seperate savings  is essential but can sometimes seem impossible when you are trying to maintain your household. Extra money is a blessing and most times is not easy to come by, specifically in a time when the economy is struggling. If you are looking to increase your earning potential or simply add a few extra dollars to your pocket for a vacation, the holidays, the kids birthdays, etc. I have a few tips. You should already be saving money from your paycheck on a bi-weekly or monthly basis. These additional savings I will share, will give you the extra money you need for fun.

PAYPAL

It is important to find a place to store your savings. Before you start saving, one thing I suggest you do is open a PayPal account. Many online companies will want to pay you via check or PayPal. I personally find it the easiest and most secure way to receive my payment. I have been with PayPal since 2008 and have not had any issues. You can transfer your payments to your bank account. I store money in my PayPal account separate from my banking account as a way to stash money. This makes it easy for me to not become tempted to use the money for other things.It is a great way to save money for Christmas shopping, vacations, or just savings. Once after you have decided how you would like to receive your payment it is time to start earning.

Earth Day Sale at The Honest Company: Save up to $40 Off

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Earth Day Big Savings on Honest.com In honor of Earth Day, The Honest Company is having a Buy More, Save More event! Today through 4/24 my readers will be able to enjoy up to $40 off plus

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Financial Literacy: Control Your Finances With These Tips

Financial literacy is as important as learning how to read and write. Being financially literate can be one of the  most powerful tools a person can possess. On Saturday December 5th I attended the #PUSHMoneyMatters Empowerment Series hosted by Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund sponsored by Chevrolet; a free event to teach residents

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